Recorded for the PBS show “Closer to Truth”:
Did God Create Evil?Can God and the enormity of evil both exist? To theists, it’s the problem of evil, which they struggle to resolve. To atheists, it’s the argument from evil, which they wield like a sword. Theists try to absolve God by differentiating ‘God allowing evil’ from ‘God creating evil’. But if God is all-powerful and all-knowing, how could God not have created evil?